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Hierarchy Level


Specify the time that the device automatically times out and stops downloading the updated signature database from the specified URL.


The default value for download-timeout is one minute. If download is completed before the download times out, the signature is automatically updated after the download. If the download takes longer than the configured period, the automatic signature update is terminated.


minutes—Time in minutes.

  • Range: 1 through 60 minutes

  • Default: 1 minute


For SRX Series Firewalls the applicable range is 1 through 4000000 per second.

Required Privilege Level

security—To view this statement in the configuration.

security-control—To add this statement to the configuration.

Release Information

Statement introduced in Release 9.6R3 of Junos OS.